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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer David Street


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: David Street

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Tom Butler , Bishop of Leicester.
8.35 Yesterday in Partiament L W only


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Tom Butler

: Midweek

Lively conversation with Libby Purves and guests.
Producer Ronni Davis
Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Serial: Telling theWorkers about Science

3: The Colour of Radium by Eve Curie. For details see Monday

: Daily Service

Safe in the Shadow of the Lord
(Creator God); Acts 16, w23-28; Our Faith Is a Light (Wilson); And
Can It Be (Sagina). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Music: Alan Wilson.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Postcards: Breathing Underwater. Part 3. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Hardboard Hotel

David McKittrick , of The Independent, visits Belfast's Europa Hotel. Repeat


Unknown: David McKittrick

: Cartoons, Lampoonsand Buffoons

Books. Humphrey Carpenter presents the last of five programmes exploring political satire. Perhaps it is in books that satirical intent has lasted longest in the imagination - Gulliver's Travels, Decline and Fall, 1984 and Animal Farm are all timeless commentaries on greed and power.
Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: You and Yours

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Guess What?

Barry Took presents a revised version of the popular radio parlour game Twenty Questions. Regular team member Geoffrey Durham is joined by Dick Vosburgh and Hattie Hayridge.
Written by Michael Dines. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Hattie Hayridge.
Written By: Michael Dines.
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Roberto Sultana

By Katie Hims. Nine-year-old Shelly writes to her hero, Roberto Sultana , who is away looking for a man with a limp. Her mother will not eat, talk or get out of bed. Shelly needs some help.
Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Katie Hims.
Unknown: Roberto Sultana
Director: Melanie Harris
Shelly: Sarah Tingle
Roberto: Christopher Horner
Margarita: Liz Smith

: Gardeners'Question Time

With John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Rigby's Red Herrings

3: The Day of the Cod For details see Monday

: 1 Shall Live

By Vishnu Prabhakar , read by Shiv Grewal. An unexpected guest at a dinner party forces Raj and Pran to face events in their lives which they had long-since buried. Events then spiral towards an unexpected conclusion. Producer Kristine Landon-Smith Repeated Sunday


Unknown: Vishnu Prabhakar
Read By: Shiv Grewal.

: Case Notes

With Graham Easton.
Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Graham Easton.

: Thinking Allowed

Rituals, traditions and conventions are under threat as Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. Producer Tom Alban
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tom Alban

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Glad You AskedMe That

A six-part comedy guide to surviving the millennium. Presented by Gordon Kennedy , with Philip Pope and a team of regular and guest comic performers and satirists. Part 5.
Written by John Langdon , Dan Gaster. Will Ing, Debbie Barham and Bruce Hyman Producer Rosemary McGowan Series editor Bruce Hyman


Presented By: Gordon Kennedy
Unknown: Philip Pope
Written By: John Langdon
Written By: Dan Gaster.
Unknown: Debbie Barham
Unknown: Bruce Hyman
Producer: Rosemary McGowan
Editor: Bruce Hyman

: The Archers

William is rebuffed.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson finds out whether the lavish new stage version of Saturday Night Feverhas made critics dance in the aisles.
Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Erika Wright

: Postcards:Breathing Underwater

By Bryony Lavery. Part 3. Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Bryony Lavery.

: The 1998 Reith Lectures

The 50th season of Reith Lectures is concluded with the last of five lectures, Can There Be an End to War?, by military historian John Keegan.
Melvyn Bragg introduces the event and chairs questions from an invited audience gathered in the Radio
Theatre, Broadcasting House, London. Producer Keith Jones Repeated Saturday
PHONE [number removed] for further details WEB SITE: [web address removed]


Lecturer: John Keegan
Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Keith Jones

: Postmarks

The last of four programmes taking listeners on journeys they would not normally experience. From the mangrove swamps of North Vietnam, Mick Kelly writes home about his fascination with this coastal zone. Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Mick Kelly

: Frontiers

Six new stories from the world of science.
5: Some of Our Universe Is Missing
Unless scientists can find almost ten times more matter than we currently know about, we may have to abandon modern physics. Peter Evans reports. Producer Jim Clarke
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Jim Clarke

: Midweek

Revised repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime:Cold Mountain

By Charles Frazier. Part 8. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Frazier.

: Late Night on 4:Poeple Like Us

John Morton 's award-winning drama. 5: The Ski Courier. Another eye-opening report from hapless reporter Roy Mallard as he gets to grips with what it's really like to be a ski rep. Starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard.
With Caroline Strong , Sally Philips ,
Kay Stoneham. Robert Harley and Jonathan Kydd Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat


Unknown: John Morton
Reporter: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Roy Mallard.
Unknown: Caroline Strong
Unknown: Sally Philips
Unknown: Kay Stoneham.
Unknown: Robert Harley
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: First Impressions

With Pete McCarthy.
Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm


Unknown: Pete McCarthy.

: News

: The Late Book: Panther in the Basement

By Amos Oz. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Amos Oz.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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